Newswire: The Tetris movie is rearranging itself into a trilogy now
The Tetris movie continues to somehow not be a joke, combining a surprisingly hefty purse of Chinese investor funding and a mysterious but unnecessarily ambitious-sounding premise. Executive producer Larry Kasanoff—whose credits include True Lies, Mortal Kombat, and a directing debut on the famously awful product placement/CGI sex fetish movie Foodfight!—is talking the project up again, telling Empire that he’s hoping to make a trilogy out of whatever the hell it is he’s doing to Alexey Pajitnov famous game of plotless block arrangement.
“This isn’t us splitting the last one of our eight movies in two to wring blood out of the stone,” Kasanoff said, assuring Tetris fans worried he might be somehow exploiting the beloved brand for a sci-fi movie about “the theme of creating order out of chaos.” “It’s just a big story.”
Putting aside for a moment our shared blame for …